06 Dec '12, 11am

#US #windenergy prevented as much pollution as taking 13 million cars off the road #windworks @AWEA

Electrical power generation from wind energy last year prevented as much global warming pollution as taking 13 million cars off the road, says a new widely-quoted report published in the US. The report — Wind Power for a Cleaner America: Reducing Global Warming Pollution, Cutting Air Pollution and Saving Water — adds that wind power saved the equivalent amount of 26 billion gallons of water, more than enough to meet the annual domestic use needs of a city the size of Boston. Released last week by Environment America Research & Policy Center, a federation of state-based, citizen-funded environmental advocacy organizations, the report also said wind energy helped reduce air pollution, including reductions of 137,000 pounds of nitrogen oxide emissions and 91,000 pounds of sulfur dioxide emissions. “Coal- and natural gas-fired power plants pollute our air, are major contributo...

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awea.org 06 Dec '12, 5am

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awea.org 05 Dec '12, 7pm

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awea.org 05 Dec '12, 3pm

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118 sportsmen's & conservation groups urge Cong...

awea.org 06 Dec '12, 4pm

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Top 10 Green Concept Cars Of 2012 #car #green

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greencarreports.com 06 Dec '12, 6pm

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A window on Talgarth Road: via @CabbieBlog

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cabbieblog.com 05 Dec '12, 5am

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thegreencarwebsite.co.uk 07 Dec '12, 9am

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counterculturecoffee.com 10 Dec '12, 12am

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bettertransport.org.uk 05 Dec '12, 2pm

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awea.org 11 Dec '12, 9pm

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buses.co.uk 10 Dec '12, 2pm

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awea.org 12 Dec '12, 11pm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 12, 2012 CONTACT Ellen Carey 405.203.9535 [email protected] Analysis: Phase-out of wind energ...

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awea.org 11 Dec '12, 3pm

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